Not only is her artwork stunningly beautiful (IMHO), but she creates it using a head wand and computer! Monique Harris has cerebral palsy, but that hasn’t stopped her from obtaining an associates degree in business and running two businesses of her own–Monique’s Magnets (artwork) and Communications @ Ease (communication tools for people with speech impairments). In fact it provides inspiration …Read More »
Career Training & Support That Works
Computer Technologies Program prepares people with disabilities for professional employment by providing technical training, coaching and associated services. Our comprehensive program is tailored to suit an incredibly diverse student population. To do this we treat each student as an individual and work to find their unique strengths and weaknesses.
Since 1974, CTP has helped hundreds of people with disabilities gain employment and develop their careers.
Like many nonprofit organizations, we have had to grow and expand our business in order to continue to deliver the best vocational services to our students. And while the business aspect of that growth is absolutely essential, our primary focus has been on curriculum development and execution. That’s why it’s so great to have people like Sean Kenmore, Secretary of …Read More »
The Center for Accessible Technologies (Berkeley, CA) has an exciting new program for people with speech disabilities called The iPad Project. They have created a lending library of iPads and iPod Touches that are loaded with over 100 AAC (Augmentative and Assistive Communication) apps that turn the devices into communication tools. Prior to The iPad Program, you had to purchase …Read More »